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What We Saw in Egypt

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Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,140 / 66 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.3
LoC Category: GN
Downloads: 1,571
Added to site: 2010.06.07
mnybks.net#: 28065
Genre: Travel
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of the town.

At the end of an hour and a half the children came back in great excitement.

[Illustration: EASTERN VEIL.]

"Oh! such lovely things," cried Lucy, chattering as fast as lips and tongue could move. "Such lovely things we have seen! and curious women with their faces bandaged up, and only two holes left for their eyes, and--"

She stopped for want of breath.

Hugh went on: "Yes; and there was such a noise of shouting and screaming among all the donkey-boys, to make people get out of their way. And I think my donkey-boy screamed louder than any. It was such fun."

"And the beautiful things in the shop, Hugh! There were bracelets, and slippers, and carpets, and shawls, and all sorts of things. I never saw any bazaar half so beautiful."

"And there is a grand procession, and they say it is sure to pass by here. Come, Lucy, come and watch for it."

We all went to the window, and were just in time to see the procession pass.

It was headed by two wr

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